A Different Kind of DSO

Becoming a Heartland Dental supported doctor lets you continue to put your patients first. You’ll have access to the latest technology and resources and the opportunity to enjoy a better work-life balance as our non-clinical support team saves you time by helping to grow your practice and revenue behind the scenes.

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The Heartland Dental Affiliation

Discover Practicing With True Clinical Independence

Becoming a Heartland Dental supported doctor is about true independence from administrative burdens. As your Dental Support Organization, we’ll empower you with opportunities to achieve financial growth and a new work-life balance through access to state-of-the-art equipment, a supportive community of partners and affiliates, and world-class operational support teams.

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The Benefits Of Affiliation

Your needs are our top priority. We work with our supported professional corporations to build a comprehensive support structure to help you thrive at every stage of your career. And the benefits of becoming a Heartland Dental supported doctor go beyond the office because work is only one part of a rewarding life.

More Time

Work-Life Balance

Heartland Dental’s dedicated non-clinical support teams have you covered. With their support, you’ll have the freedom to focus on patient care again, less stress when away from the office, and more time to spend with friends and family.

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Non-clinical Support

Administrative Relief

Our comprehensive non-clinical support services will help you focus on what matters most: your patients.

Systems, Technology, and support

Grow With Us

Growth Partnering

From marketing assistance to office support to an abundance of continuing education opportunities, our team is here to support you so you can grow the practice.

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Professional Guidance

Advice & Consulting

Unlock the potential of a network of more than 2,400 supported doctors and work one-on-one with an experienced doctor-mentor who can provide advice wherever you are in your career.

Your Future

Transition Strategies

Whether you’re building up or stepping back, you’ll get Heartland Dental's world-class support and guidance when joining a Heartland Dental supported PC.

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Still Wondering If Heartland Dental Is Right For You?

More than 1,800 dentists were once in your shoes. To help you get a feel for what life is like at Heartland Dental supported office, we encourage you to speak with a Heartland Dental supported doctor.

Success Stories

“I can focus on patient care, and on building myself as a practitioner.”

Dr. Qais Musmar

Heartland Dental Supported Doctor

“Heartland Dental’s support helps relieve all the stress, all the anxiety from non-clinical administrative issues. With their support, I have the ability to focus on patient care and on myself as a practitioner.”

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Trusted Partners

We work with the leading brands in the dental industry to ensure that our affiliates get the best support, services, prices, and professional supplies.


In The Heartland

Take your professional career to the next level with the latest news, trends, insights, and perspectives in the dental industry.

Hitting the Job Lottery

Nov 14, 2023

  Many professionals in the field have harbored reservations about joining Dental Support Organizations (DSOs), believing that these corporate entities prioritize profit margins over patient care. One such professional, Angie, a treatment coordinator in Texas, shares her journey of overcoming corporate stigmas to feeling like she hit the “job lottery.”
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Hygiene Students: DSO 101

Oct 24, 2023

Whether you've recently graduated from dental hygiene school or are contemplating a change in your full-time career, the landscape offers a multitude of opportunities. However, while you may see many job postings available, it can be difficult to determine if a DSO or private practice is a right fit for you and your career goals. Donita Keller, a campus recruiting coordinator at Heartland Dental, shared her transformative journey and the evolution of her perspective on DSOs. Once a hard-and-fast DSO skeptic, Donita's candid account traces her professional path, transitioning from a practicing hygienist to a role as a clinical hygiene teacher,
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Heartland Dental Supported Practices Give Back to Their Communities Through Annual Companywide Free Dentistry Day

Oct 11, 2023

More than $1.8 million in Free Dental Care provided to 4,379 Patients across 251 Supported Offices with Help from Trusted Partners, Henry Schein Cares and Envista Smile Project
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